FirstBank Maintains Robust Growth at the Start of 2022

FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” announced its 2022 first quarter summary of the...

Thrive Development Group Acquires The Shops at Apache Junction

New Phoenix-Based Development Group Purchases First Property Thrive Development Group, based out of Phoenix, Arizona, recently purchased The Shops at Apache Junction, located at 185...

Holiday Weekend Drives Road Trip Plans Despite Record Gas Prices

Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be almost in line with pre-pandemic levels. AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel at least 50...

Puff Pup Pride at GreenPharms

Visit the Mesa location of GreenPharms on June 10th from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. to adopt a puppy from Desert Tails! Also, throughout...

Heat Awareness Week Highlights Critical Role of Air Conditioning

  (PHOENIX)– To highlight the dangers of extreme heat and promote health, Governor Doug Ducey has declared May 23 – 27 as Heat Awareness Week. Without a properly working AC system, summer can be not...

Culver’s “From Wisconsin With Love” Food Truck Tour Arriving in Phoenix...

National restaurant chain celebrating Wisconsin roots with one-of-a-kind guest experience at Phoenix ZooPhoenix is over 1,600 miles from the original Culver’s in Sauk City,...

Arizona Gives Day 2022 Raises $6 Million for Nonprofits Statewide

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 13, 2022): Arizona Gives Day 2022 raised more than $6 million for nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations across the state during the...

2022 Desert Challenge Games To Host Hundreds of Athletes With Disabilities...

 Hundreds of athletes with disabilities will experience the power of sport and realize their true potential by competing at the 2022 Desert Challenge Games presented by The...

Ford Dealerships Team Up on 10th Annual Fill an F-150 Water...

Ford and its philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, are teaming up with Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix, Valleywide Dunkin’ locations and Phoenix Rising FC to launch...

Summer Poses Daycare Issues for Families Across the Valley. Unique local...

(April 20, 2022 – Phoenix, Ariz.) For working parents, summer camps are often childcare - but not the affordable kind. With inflation ravaging family...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES DEALS PASSPORT IN TIME FOR SUMMER VACATION

New Discount Finder Kicks Off National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1 - 7.www.VisitMesaDeals.com April 26, 2022 — MESA, Ariz. — Visitors and locals can...

2022 GIFT CARD DEAL FOR MOMS, DADS & GRADS.

For every $100 a customer spends on Miracle Mile Deli Gift Cards, they get to pick one bonus gift card. BONUS gift card will...

Keep Cool While Driving This Summer! AC tips from Valley Auto...

We may see 100-degree temps soon.  Keep cool this summer while driving. Tips and info on how to properly run and maintain your car's AC from...

Reduce Your Air Conditioner Repair Risks During Above Average Temps

(PHOENIX)– We’re approaching the hottest temperatures so far this year and we could even hit our first 100-degree day year this week. Family-owned Donley AC & Plumbing is...

Tempe Prep Celebrates 25 Years with Founders Week Events

Tempe Preparatory Academy has so much to celebrate this year! The 2021-22 school year marks Tempe Prep’s 25th year of educating students from all...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

ORGAN STOP PIZZA presents the 2022 Mother’s Day Musical Lunch. MESA

Enjoy a relaxing, fun family-friendly lunch and concert by Brett Valliant on the Mighty Wurlitzer at Organ Stop Pizza. Sunday, May 811:30 a.m. to 1:00...

FirstBank Encourages Valley Residents to Prioritize Financial Literacy

FirstBank Announces Money Manager Giveaways for National Financial Literacy MonthIndividuals can enter to win cash this spring for practicing good financial fitness Phoenix, Ariz., April...

NEW SUMMER CAMP PILOT SUPPORTS YOUTH ON AUTISM SPECTRUM

Camp Level Up Offers Media-Based Career Pathway and Skill Building Experiencewww.mesaadi.org APRIL 11, 2022 – MESA, Ariz. – Families in Arizona have a new summer...

Why Your Spring Cleaning Should Include Air Conditioner, Fans and Sinks

It won’t be long before temperatures in the 80’s become fond memories, which is why it’s a good time to tackle spring cleaning jobs that can pay off...

FirstBank Gives More than $10,000 to Arizonans Ahead of Arizona Gives...

FirstBank Gives More than $10,000 to Arizonans Ahead of Arizona Gives DayFirstBank employees surprise customers at two Valley branch locations to inspire donationsPhoenix, Ariz....

AZ Liquids to Debut New Juice with Charitable Tie to State...

 Proceeds of new ‘State Forty Eight Liquid’ juice will benefit Arizona entrepreneurs TEMPE, Ariz.– Locally-sourced and operated juice company, AZ Liquids, is collaborating with community-focused apparel...

GreenPharms Reports Significant Growth in 2021 from Recreational Sales

Woman-, Minority-Owned Medical Marijuana Dispensary Gives Back to Community  GreenPharms — with two medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona, one in Mesa at 7235 E....

Rosendin and Graybar Donate Lighting to Mesa Community College

Rosendin and Graybar Donate Lighting to Mesa Community CollegeNew lights introduce night practice to local baseball facilityTempe, Arizona (March 14, 2022) –Rosendin, the nation’s...

Early Giving for Arizona Gives Day is Now Open

Even though Arizona Gives Day officially begins April 5, early donations can start now at AzGives.organd count towards a nonprofit’s fundraising total for the event.  More than...

18th Annual Native American Indian Disability Summit is April 1

The 18th annual Native American Indian Disability Summit, under the theme “Gathering Native Voices to Build Strength Through Unity,” is Friday, April 1 from 8...

Local Credit Union Raises $10,000 for the American Lung Association

TruWest Credit Union Team Walks to Raise Funds & Awareness TruWest® Credit Union donated $10,000 to the American Lung Association (ALA) through the Phoenix LUNG...

Arizona Gas Prices Inch Closer to Record High. Get Expert Advice...

(PHOENIX)– Drivers in Arizona are paying, on average nearly $4 per gallon ($3.98). That’s just 12 cents less than the record of $4.09 reported by AAA...

Mission of Mercy to Host Spring Into Wellness Walk & Health...

Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM), a Phoenix-based nonprofit dedicated to providing free primary medical care and medications to those in need, will host the...

Phoenix Expert Shares How And Why To Flush Your Water Heater

It’s important, but rarely discussed maintenance among Valley homeowners: flushing the water heater tank.Sediment that builds up at the bottom of the tank can...

Straw and Wool gets boost from social media during pandemic

Imagine opening a retail business just a few days prior to the start of the pandemic in March 2020. That was reality for Straw...

YellowBird Adds Megan Trummel as Vice President of Marketing

Phoenix startup YellowBird, a gig-economy marketplace connecting environmental, health, and safety professionals to related jobs, recently announced that Megan Trummel has joined their team as...

23rd annual car seat safety check for parents and caregivers. Free...

Hard Facts about Safety in CarsRoad injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the United States.Correctly used child safety seats can...

VISIT MESA launches Beers and Brews Passport

Check-in & Win Web-Based Game Supports Small Business and Rewards Patronshttps://www.visitmesa.com/passes/beers-and-brews/ Feb. 15, 2022 – MESA, Ariz. – Just in time for spring break and...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March...

‘Thrive to 5 Playfest’ early childhood day of play debuts March 12 for Valley families with young children Presented by the Arizona Coyotes, benefiting Southwest...

Stay-At-Home Moms Provide Caregiving Services to Moms Returning to Work After...

New Company, Launched in Phoenix, Caribou, Screens Moms and Pairs to Ensure Ideal Caregiving SituationsThe pandemic has wreaked havoc on parents. It has also...

January And February Are Best Times To Conduct Leak Check

 (PHOENIX)– Checking your water usage during a colder month is the perfect time to spot a leak. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, if...

Katie White Joins LeTip International Inc.

Katie White Joins LeTip International Inc. as “Director of First Impressions”Katie serves up smiles as new executive assistant at professional networking group’s headquartersMesa, Arizona...

Mary Ann Meier Joins LeTip International Inc.

Mary Ann Meier Joins LeTip International Inc. as Membership RecruiterMesa, AZ (December 21, 2021)—LeTip International Inc., the world’s largest privately-owned professional business referral networking organization, welcomes...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Childcare Desert, Daycare Shortages, Lead to Innovative Childcare Solution Launching in...

According to a recent report from the advocacy group ReadyNation, the lack of quality and affordable childcare is a major issue hampering employees, mostly women, from returning to...

Partnership for Economic Innovation Invests in Blockchain Research

Partnership for Economic Innovation Announces Local Tech Partners Investing in Blockchain ResearchIntel, Kudelski Security, Early Warning Services, BD and Movemedical first to support the...

Holidays Mark Ideal Time to Check on Well-Being of Seniors in...

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, the holidays are an especially good time to check on the well-being of aging...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

Think Outside the Garden Box, Holiday Gifts that Give Back

Fresh, locally-grown produce boxes are a unique gift that help support the Valley’s homeless and food insecure. This holiday season, Valley nonprofit group Project Roots AZ, is selling produce boxes and produce...

12 Different Ways to Help Local Families Facing Cancer This Holiday...

While there are many different local nonprofits to choose from and give back to this holiday season, a local nonprofit with a small but...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Grants More than $395,370 to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Mobilize AZ initiative has awarded grants to seven local community organizations, providing funding to help combat diabetes and...

Serrano’s Celebrates Holiday Season with Tamales, Gift Card Deals, Specials

 CHANDLER, Ariz. (Nov. 23, 2021) – Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants, which celebrates 42 years in the restaurant industry in December, will be spreading cheer this...

Grease Is The Word: How To Avoid Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergencies

To avoid a stressful plumbing emergency, the experts at Donley AC & Plumbing are sharing ways to keep your disposal running, sinks free of clogs, and pipes clear.Get...

Arizona Nonprofits Cautious About Returning to In-Person Activities

          Nonprofits across Arizona, still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are assessing and implementing strategies about how...

Area Agency on Aging Can Help Navigate Medicare Options

The Area Agency on Aging’s Benefits Assistance Program can help individuals navigate often-confusing and complicated Medicare options whether during the current enrollment period as...

Victor Avila Named Development Director at Aunt Rita’s Foundation

            Victor Avila, who had been with Phoenix Pride since 2016, most recently as Development Manager, has been named...

River of Time Holiday Mart Fundraiser 2021

 The L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time annual “funraiser” Holiday Mart 2021 shopping event will return to it’s original location in the Museum/Library lobby and on the patio beginning on Monday, November 15th from 10:00 a.m....

Ford Driving Skills for Life Hosts Free, Hands-on Safe Driving Clinics...

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are extending their 18-year commitment to improving teen...

“Getting Hired for the Greater Good” Hiring Event is Nov. 20

            A wide range of jobs – from administrative roles to positions for specialized services, both full and part-time...

Registration, Re-Enrollment Opens for Arizona Gives Day 2022

Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2021 when Arizona Gives Day raised $7.1 million for nonprofits across the state, registration and re-enrollment opens Nov....

Ability360, Guild Mortgage Join Social Network Television (STN) to Promote Diversity,...

In a continuing effort to promote and support diversity and inclusion initiatives in Arizona, Guild Mortgage Company has become the presenting sponsor of biweekly...

TruWest® Credit Union Donates $40,000 Grant to Mesa Community College First...

TruWest Credit Union continues to strengthen its partnership with Mesa Community College and supporting students participating in the First Year Experience program.The support includes...

F. Francis and Dionne Najafi of Pivotal Foundation Award Ballet Arizona...

Ballet Arizona is thrilled to announce it recently received a multi-year gift in the amount of $500,000 from Mr. F. Francis & Mrs. Dionne...

Kaskade Headlines Benefit Event for the Chandler Kimball Foundation

Tempe’s Sunbar to Host Local Nonprofit that Raises Awareness of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Multi GRAMMY Award-nominated musician, DJ and record producer, Kaskade, will headline Life’s...

ASU SHOWCASES K-12 OPTIONS DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT LEARNING

School choice has never been a hotter topic, especially as parents and students navigate the broad range of choices available to find the right-sized...

Homie Hosts United for Veterans Homeownership Webinar on Nov. 11

Real estate tech company raising awareness for housing resources available to VeteransThe tech-based real estate company, Homie will host a homeownership resources webinar for...

Movember at the Mint Addresses Men’s Health Issues & Promotes Early...

Mint Cannabis, operator of Arizona’s largest dispensary, has joined efforts with Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) to launch a “Movember at the Mint” campaign....

Registration for Arizona Gives Day 2022 Opens Nov. 1

Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2021 when Arizona Gives Day raised $7.1 million for nonprofits across the state, registration and re-enrollment opens Nov....

No-cost Bathroom Remodels for Disabled Veterans, Thanks to Lesser-known Grant Program

No-cost Bathroom Remodels for Disabled Veterans, Thanks to Lesser-known Grant Program  During the global pandemic, many people opted to move elderly and disabled family members out of nursing homes and...

Facebook’s Mesa Data Center to be Built by Rosendin

Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company with a regional office in Tempe, has been selected as the electrical contractor for Facebook’s Mesa Data...

Arizona Department of Education Partners with Pipeline AZ to Launch Innovative...

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) announced it is launching My Future AZ, a new career exploration and planning platform, for students across the...

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY ARIZONA HOSTS 18TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR PORCH PARTY GALA

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ), the state’s only nonprofit that delivers free support services, programming, and resources to individuals impacted by any cancer at...

Serrano’s Hosts ‘Pink Out’ Event in Memory of Stephanie Serrano

By Theresa Serrano-Keel, Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants  October marks a significant occasion for my family as my sister, Stephanie Serrano, lost her six-year battle to breast...

November 13 Gala Celebrates 80th Anniversary British Flying Training School in...

Eighty years ago, Mesa, Arizona opened a World War II hanger and U.S. Air Force Base with the sole intention to train British pilots. This international...

Visit Mesa Launches Aira, Guided Visual Interpretation Services for Visitors and...

New App-Based Resource One of Several Tech Tools to Aid Travelers with Enhanced Mobility in Mesa As part of Visit Mesa’s ongoing mission to ensure...

Silverman Law Offers Free Estate Planning Webinar: Taking Advantage of the...

In 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) increased the estate tax exemption to an unprecedented level, doubling the previous amount. Today, the...

Plexus Worldwide’s Global Giving Day Spans 5 Countries

Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company, motivated people around the world to step up and volunteer during the Plexus Global...

FIFTH-ANNUAL KIERLAND POP CELEBRATION TO TAKE PLACE OUTDOORS FROM NOV. 5-7...

Weekend-long celebration to feature more than 50 socially distanced arts experiences along with food, wine, cocktails, live music and entertainment, shopping, staycation opportunities, an...

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Schedules Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Training Sessions

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits has scheduled a series of expert speakers focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. These events...

‘The Nutcracker’ Brings Magic to the Holidays with Enhanced Experiences

PHOENIX – Get ready for visions of sugar plums, mouse kings and sparkling Swarovski crystals. Ballet Arizona is proud to announce its 36th year...